|TV and Movie Trivia Tribute
|Born:||28 December 1933||Robbins, Illinois, USA|
|Known As:||Lt. Uhura||"Star Trek"|
|Trivia:||Is 5' 5" tall.|
|With "Star Trek" co-star William Shatner, she shared the first|
interracial kiss on television.
|Fed up with the racist harrassment, culminating with her learning that the
studio was withholding her fan mail, she submitted her resignation. She
withdrew it when Martin Luther King personally convinced her that
her role was too important as a breakthrough to leave.
|(1980) Nominated for a Saturn Award (Academy of Science |
Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA) - Best Supporting
Actress for: "Star Trek: The Motion Picture" (1979).
|Was employed by NASA - in charge of astronaut recruits and hopefuls.|
|Has a star on the Walk of Fame - Television - At 6633 Hollywood Blvd.|
|On TV:||TVGuide.com||Click here for TV listings.|
|Filmography:||The Internet Movie Database||Nichelle Nichols Filmography.|
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Brent Spiner DeForest Kelley
George Takei Grace Lee Whitney
James Coburn James Doohan John Larroquette Jonathan Frakes
Julie Newmar Kate Mulgrew Kim Cattrall Leonard Nimoy LeVar Burton
Mark Lenard Michael Dorn Majel Barrett Walter Koenig William Shatner Wil Wheaton